music The Best Britpop Bands  

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At the beginning of the 1990s, Britpop started to dominate the airwaves not only in the UK, but globally as well. At the time though, the British music scene was in flux. Electronic music and indie rock were becoming popular. But, Brit pop, which took elements of guitar rock and pop music to create a new genre of rock. Britpop became a British movement where many working class bands and was a reaction of what was going on in the UK and against grunge music. Britpop brought British alternative rock into the mainstream, and brought several British pop bands into the mainstream.

So, who are considered the best Britpop bands? No Britpop bands list would be complete without Oasis and Blur at or near the top of this poll. Both of these bands are considered the top Britpop bands. Other popular Britpop bands, like Suede, Pulp and James are on here. All Britpop bands should be on this list. Even today, years after the movement ended, Britpop artists continue to put out stellar music, either as a solo artist or with their original band. No matter how you see it, Britpop was a dominant force that put British rock music back on the scene.
 
That said, it's hard to determine what is the best Britpop band. It's not an easy question to answer, but it's up to you to determine who is considered the greatest Britpop band. This list answers the questions "who are the best Britpop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest Britpop musician ever?"If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular britpop bands that you might've heard of. This Britpop bands list will determine which Britpop musician should be considered the best of all time.(54 items)
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+ - 148 153
Blur is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Blur Indie pop, Shoegazing, Pop music

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2
+ - 184 212
Oasis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Oasis Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

3
+ - 109 118
Pulp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Pulp Indie pop, Britpop, Alternative rock

4
+ - 97 110
Suede is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Suede Britpop, Alternative rock, Glam rock

5
+ - 87 103
The Verve is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Verve Noise rock, Shoegazing, Rock music

6
+ - 66 102
Supergrass is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Supergrass Britpop, Alternative rock

7
+ - 46 102
The Stone Roses is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Stone Roses Jangle pop, Indie pop, Blues-rock

8
+ - 46 102
James is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
James Indie pop, New Wave, Madchester

9
+ - 67 147
Noel Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Noel Gallagher Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

10
+ - 44 102
Elastica is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Elastica Rock music, New wave of new wave, Britpop

11
+ - 45 102
Travis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Travis Rock music, Britpop, Baroque pop

12
+ - 40 102
Stereophonics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Stereophonics Indie pop, Rock music, Post-Britpop

13
+ - 37 102
Kula Shaker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Kula Shaker Raga rock, Neo-psychedelia, Britpop

14
+ - 36 102
Ash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Ash Pop punk, Rock music, Grunge

15
+ - 32 102
Ocean Colour Scene is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Ocean Colour Scene Blues-rock, Madchester, Britpop

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16
+ - 30 102
Super Furry Animals is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Super Furry Animals Experimental rock, Post-Britpop, Neo-psychedelia

17
+ - 25 102
The La's is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The La's Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

18
+ - 26 102
Beady Eye is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Beady Eye Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

19
+ - 27 102
The Bluetones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Bluetones Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rock music

20
+ - 26 102
Shed Seven is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Shed Seven Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

21
+ - 26 102
Echobelly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Echobelly Pop music, Britpop, Alternative rock

22
+ - 25 102
Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Sleeper Britpop, Indie rock

23
+ - 23 102
Manic Street Preachers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Manic Street Preachers Rock music, Pop rock, Britpop

24
+ - 22 102
Cast is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Cast Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

25
+ - 26 102
Jarvis Cocker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Jarvis Cocker Indie pop, Britpop, Alternative rock

26
+ - 22 102
Gene is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Gene Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

27
+ - 22 102
Dodgy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Dodgy Pop music, Rock music, Power pop

28
+ - 282 1,039
The Arcana is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Arcana Baroque pop/rock

29
+ - 20 101
The Divine Comedy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Divine Comedy Pop music, Alternative rock, Baroque pop

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+ - 19 101
Snow Patrol is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Snow Patrol Post-Britpop, Folk rock, Power pop

31
+ - 16 101
Black Grape is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Black Grape Alternative dance, Britpop

32
+ - 17 101
The Boo Radleys is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Boo Radleys Shoegazing, Dream pop, Britpop

33
+ - 15 101
The Charlatans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Charlatans Madchester, Folk rock, Britpop

34
+ - 15 101
Catatonia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Catatonia Post-Britpop, Britpop, Alternative rock

35
+ - 15 87
Menswear is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Menswear Britpop

36
+ - 16 92
Marion is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Marion Rock music, Britpop

37
+ - 14 83
Idlewild is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Idlewild Post-Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

38
+ - 11 80
Noel Gallagher's High Flying B... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

39
+ - 9 72
Space is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Space Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

40
+ - 13 84
My Life Story is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
My Life Story Pop music, Britpop

41
+ - 13 84
Octopus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Octopus Britpop, Alternative rock

42
+ - 10 70
Northern Uproar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Northern Uproar Rock music

43
+ - 12 82
Powder is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Powder Britpop

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+ - 12 83
Heavy Stereo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Heavy Stereo Acoustic music, Britpop, Alternative rock

45
+ - 12 83
Salad is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Salad Pop music, Britpop, Alternative rock

46
+ - 9 76
The Auteurs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Auteurs Indie pop, Rock music, Britpop

47
+ - 8 67
Gay Dad is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Gay Dad Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

48
+ - 7 67
Blood Red Shoes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Blood Red Shoes Garage rock, Grunge, Stoner rock - Rock music

49
+ - 7 61
60ft Dolls is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
60 Ft Dolls Britpop, Hard rock

50
+ - 8 69
Me Me Me is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Me Me Me Britpop